The New York Times had an interesting thumbsucker over the weekend that presents the implosion of former U.S. Senator Gary Hart – a 1988 presidential contender – as a significant event in American politics.
Matt Bai seizes on a quote by the candidate after a hike in Red Rocks to show a connection between Hart and the presidency of George W. Bush.
Read the piece here.
The story was reminiscent of a story Gannett’s Michael Symons did, showing the link between formr Gov. James McGreevey’s downfall and the rise of Gov. Chris Christie.